[SailfishDevel] harbour rejects user files in a Documents subfolder?

wsvries wsvries at xs4all.nl
Wed Jan 22 09:47:39 UTC 2014

Reto Zingg schreef op 2014-01-22 10:41:
> Hi,
> On 22.01.2014 11:29, Wim de Vries wrote:
>> Hi,
>> My checklists app got rejected by harbour again because of user data
>> files :-( .
>> My app creates a checklistdata folder under Documents (one
>> default/example data file is copied there after first start up).
>> Harbour doesn't want that:
>> "File creation in "/home/nemo/Documents/" is not allowed, if these are
>> not user documents. Files should be stored in $XDG_DATA_HOME".
>> $XDG_DATA_HOME is silly for users:
>> my users must be able to copy there PC created checklist files (plain
>> text) via USB to their Jolla device.
> OK, this use case was not clear to us. To our understanding the app
> was just storing data, which the user otherwise does not modify.
> Please use QStandardPaths::DocumentsLocation (if you don't use that
> already) and resubmit your application.

I did already.

> Sorry for the circumstances.
> best regards
> Reto
>> $XDG_DATA_HOME is hidden, and even if it wasn't, it is very contra
>> intuitive place for normal user to find.
>> All users know the Documents folder.
>> Any harbour people, having suggestions (a $XDG_ folder would render 
>> the
>> app completely useless)?
>> Thanks
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